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synonyms for woolgathering

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  • bemused
  • obsessed
  • fascinated
  • distracted
  • engaged
  • forgetful
  • engrossed
  • absorbed
  • absent
  • lost
  • abstracted
  • immersed
  • spellbound
  • removed
  • daydreaming
  • absent-minded
  • asleep
  • deep
  • faraway
  • heedless
  • hung up
  • intent
  • oblivious
  • rapt
  • unaware
  • distrait
  • moony
  • mooning
  • bugged
  • airheaded
  • have on the brain
  • inconscient
  • lost in thought
  • spread out
  • taken up
  • wrapped-up
  • reverie
  • pipe dream
  • wish
  • phantasm
  • fancy
  • imagination
  • musing
  • dream
  • trip
  • vision
  • castle in the air
  • head trip
  • pie in the sky
  • imagining
  • conceiving
  • phantasy
  • stargazing
  • figment of imagination
  • fond hope
  • in a zone
  • mind trip
  • fool's paradise
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antonyms for woolgathering

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  • alert
  • attentive
  • aware
  • unoccupied
  • thoughtful
  • disenthralled
  • observant
  • existing
  • uninterested
  • disinterested
  • bored
  • indifferent
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      How to use woolgathering in a sentence

      Really, God thought with annoyance, this woolgathering—at such a moment!
      THE WORSHIPPERSDAMON FRANCIS KNIGHT
      I trust that your good man here is not jealous, for beauty, you well do ken, ever sends the wits of a Douglas woolgathering.
      THE BLACK DOUGLASS. R. CROCKETT
      But surely one's mind must be curiously at random to go to such woolgathering.
      OLD JUNKH. M. TOMLINSON
      Woolgathering, Ben had missed some remark about Artemis' rigging.
      WILDERNESS OF SPRINGEDGAR PANGBORN
      Amid that universal blaze and downright pour of stifling heat, his mind was gone woolgathering back into the old New Forest.
      CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 3 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
      Master Pennybet, in the common way of tired children, finished the day in listless woolgathering.
      TELL ENGLANDERNEST RAYMOND
      Such strange alleys do my thoughts run along when I am woolgathering in the field.
      TELL ENGLANDERNEST RAYMOND
      Mrs. Ferrall's wits returned nimbly from woolgathering, and she shot a startled, inquiring glance at the girl beside her.
      THE FIGHTING CHANCEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
      In a woolgathering way, the animal acknowledged Reuben's feet, but had no time for them.
      WILDERNESS OF SPRINGEDGAR PANGBORN
      With his wits thus woolgathering as he walked, he one day suddenly tumbled into a pit.
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      WORDS RELATED TO WOOLGATHERING

      • castle in the air
      • conceiving
      • dream
      • fancy
      • figment of imagination
      • fond hope
      • fool's paradise
      • head trip
      • imagination
      • imagining
      • in a zone
      • mind trip
      • musing
      • phantasm
      • phantasy
      • pie in the sky
      • pipe dream
      • reverie
      • stargazing
      • trip
      • vision
      • wish
      • woolgathering
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